A Forney Flooring Family Tradition Patty McClain learned everything she knows about the flooring business from her father helping him manage his Forney Flooring Company. Now, he works for her. She managed her father’s business, White’s Carpets in Forney, for four years. Then her father, Sonny White, sold the longtime business in February 2007, and she was laid off by the new owners after a few months. McClain was five months pregnant at the time.